If you want to delete the MBR/GPT partition table entry, you must delete all the partitions until you only see Drive 0 Unallocated Space
(see screenshot below). On the Where do you want to install Windows?
screen, select a partition and click on the "Delete" option for each partition.
- Once you have deleted all of the partitions, click on the "Next" button. The installation of Windows will begin. All the required partitions are created automatically during the install.
- Or, if you know what you're doing, you can click on the "New" button and create a separate data partition.
Normally, you should be able to delete all the partitions on the Where do you want to install Windows?
But if you cannot delete all the partitions on the Where do you want to install Windows?
- Boot the computer using the Windows 7/8/10 installation media.
- On the first screen, press SHIFT+F10
to bring up the command prompt.
- Run the following commands at the command prompt.
(this will give you a listing of the disks on your system)
select disk #
(select the disk you want to clean, for example select disk 0
(running the clean command will delete all partitions on the disk)
Even if you are going to use the GPT (GUID Partition Table), you do not need to run the convert gpt
command, since you are not creating the partitions at a command prompt.
- Close the command prompt window and continue your Windows installation as usual.